WNC History Timeline

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www.childers-shepherd.org, 6 Sep 2010
        James Dewey Allen + Harriet A. Phinisey         George M. McCurdy  +  Helen L. Drake
                              |                                                               |
Helon B. Allen                +               Wina Branble McCurdy
                  1882   -   1945?          1903                   1883       -     1953
Michigan    Tarrant Co TX ?    McBain MI              Michigan         Los Angeles CA

Note: The 1920 Census for Cowee Mountain School, Macon Co NC, lists the Allens with 16 adopted
children ranging in age from 4 to 17.

The 1938 "Index to Register of Voters" for Los Angeles City Precinct 1383-A lists Mrs. Wina B. Allen,
occupation "numerologist", "D" (Democrat), residing at 553 S. St. Andrews Pl.

Sources: US Census, 1900, Missaukee Co MI;
         US Census, 1900, Antrim Co MI;
         US Census, 1910, Berrien Co MI;
         US Census, 1920, Macon Co NC;
         Bulletin of the Cowee Mountain School, 1918;
         California Death Index;
         Los Angeles CA Index to Register of Voters;
         Texas Death Index, 1903-2000 ("H. B. Allen, 3 May 1945");
         Ancestry.com's Phinisey family tree.